Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Simon Oliver, Head of Department

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New Featured Video

New video available to view now - Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle AgesDr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human landscape - as many thought it would in the late 20th century - and so it is an aspect of life that historians must engage with.

Centre for Bible, Ethics, and Theology Postgraduate Student Conference

The University's new Centre for Bible, Ethics, and Theology (CBET) welcomes papers from all postgraduate students in the School of Humanities for a conference on the theme of 'Crime and Punishment' in February 2015.

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Upcoming events

CBET Workshop - The Fate of the Body After Death

Humanities Building
The Centre's collaborative research focus on a series of workshops bringing together biblical and historical perspectives with contemporary and theological points of view on a specific topic. The first of these workshops will be focused on the fate of the body after death, to be held on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Philosophical Theology Reading Group

The Hemsley
The theme of the Philosophical Theology Reading Group is 'Derrida and Malabou; Messianicity and Plasticity'. Session 2: Catherine Malabou, Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing: Dialectic, Destruction, Deconstruction, 1-62.

Being Human Festival

15 - 23/11/2014
Nottingham city-wide venues
The UK's first national festival of the humanities is coming to Nottingham; join in activities across the city relating to the themes of Heroes and Villains, exploring Nottingham's tradition of subversion and rebellion. The festival is funded and led by the School of Advanced Study, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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